Hawaii officials are moving to dismantle the Haiku Stairs, often called the “Stairway to Heaven,” that draws many visitors despite being off-limits.
Republican Sen. Lora Reinbold requested an excusal from the state Senate until mid-January, citing the challenges of traveling to Juneau from Anchorage after she was suspended from flying on Alaska Airlines.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration will increase the range of fines that can be imposed on individuals who violate the federal mask mandate on public modes of transportation, the agency announced in conjunction with President Joe Biden on Thursday.
The new range of penalties, which take effect Friday, will be $500-$1000 for first offenders and $1000-$3000 for second offenders.
Hawaii’s capital of Honolulu will soon require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test at many indoor businesses amid a virus case surge.
The CDC said Puerto Rico, Guam, St. Lucia and Switzerland are among the places travelers should avoid visiting due to rising COVID-19 cases.
In Burlington County, a person is dead after they were struck by a car.
The decision to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel reverses advice from June, when the European Council recommended lifting restrictions on U.S. travelers.
Delta says it is requiring all unvaccinated employees to get tested weekly for COVID-19 and will charge those on the company's healthcare plan $200 a month starting in November.
Hawaii’s governor asked that visitors and residents reduce travel to the islands to essential business only while the state struggles to control COVID-19 as the highly contagious delta variant spreads in the community.
Tom Turcich has spent the last six years walking around the world and will complete his journey with a seven month trek across America.
Airlines have reported about 3,900 incidents of unruly passengers this year, and three-fourths involve refusal to wear a mask, according to the FAA.
The Transportation Security Administration will extend a mask mandate on public transportation through Jan. 18, 2022, according to a TSA spokesperson.
The COVID-19 cases were among 26 crew members and one passenger on the Carnival Vista cruise ship, which arrived Wednesday in Belize, officials said.
In the face of the delta variant, advisories are warning against travel.
Norwegian Cruise Line's first sailing from Florida is scheduled on Aug. 15 on the Norwegian Gem departing from Miami.
United Airlines will require all U.S.-based employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by late October, the company announced Friday.
The CDC has added 16 more countries to their highest level of COVID-19 risk for travelers as the delta variant continues to fuel cases around the world.
Spirit airlines has canceled at least ten flights to or from Philadelphia International Airport on Monday.
Some travelers said they had waited upwards of 12 hours just to get to a Spirit Airlines representative to reschedule their flights.